Vladimir Maximenko

Ph.D., political analyst.

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April 20, 2017
France: a Stage Show About Power, in the Year 2017

I hope however that between the two rounds of the election (April 23 and May 7) there will still be an opportunity to address some of the more substantive aspects of the platforms of the first pair of candidates, without being distracted by the ones who are being sifted out. There’s a reason that the current elections in France are actually a plebiscite on the expediency of the country’s further continuance in the European Union.